Authorities in Hawaii send incoming ballistic missile alert to residents

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  1. Gator Fever

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    https://www.bostonglobe.com/news/nation/2018/01/13/hawaii-officials-say-missile-alert-was-mistake/AOgqBQvNQ3pJkJqVPLJKeM/story.html

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    HONOLULU — Hawaii emergency officials said an alert of a ballistic missile threat is a false alarm.

    The alert stated there was a threat ‘‘inbound to Hawaii’’ and for residents to seek shelter and that ‘‘this is not a drill.’’

    The alert caused a panic when it went to people’s cellphones Saturday morning but, shortly after, authorities said it was a mistake.


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    I wonder how that happened.
     
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    Same folks who certified Obama's birth certificate. Makes perfect sense.
     
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      That is a system test gone wrong probably.
       
    • ChiefGator
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      Pushed the wrong button and of course the buttons are close together, and I bet does not have a cover to prevent mistakes.
       
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      Shortly after officials said it was a false alarm? How about 50 minutes after. That ain't shortly IMO.
       
    • AlexDaGator

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      Have they blamed Trump yet?


      Alex.
       
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        Actually, yes, just caught a snippet. Fox News Sunday had a female lib talking head who lambasted Trump and called for REAL face to face discussions between Kim Jung Ill and the President.

        It could be a set up being a snowflake utopia out there, including that lunatic of a Federal Judge.
         
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        The Hollywood brain trust is all over it
         
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